Hackers Leak Personal Info of 260,000 Patari Users

Patari, a Pakistani music streaming site has suffered a data breach in which its database containing personal data and login credentials of over 257,000 registered users has been leaked on English and Russian language hacker forums.

The report comes from the tech blog HackReadwhich details the recent data breach on Patari. As per the report, the leaked database contained the following information:

  • Full names/Usernames
  • Email addresses
  • Password hashes (unsalted md5)
  • Playlists
  • Avatar links

The hackers managed to catch Patari when they were exposing their database backup on a misconfigured MongoDB database back in May this year. Patari was informed of the misconfiguration in their database, but since the company did not respond, the hackers leaked all the information online.

The exact date of the data breach remains unknown however the database was dumped online on June 13th, 2021.